Every year, the International Day of Peace is observed around the world on 21 September. The United Nations General Assembly has declared this a day devoted to strengthening the ideals of peace, both within and among all nations
Even in the most hostile and challenging environments there are many peace initiatives taking place that don’t receive the attention they deserve. The Geneva Peace Talks organized under the theme “Peace Happens!” hopes put light on these initiatives
Helena Puig Larrauri - Co-founder of Build Up
Ebba Åkerman - Founder of United Invitations
Marina Peter - Chair of Sudan and South Sudan Forum e.V.
Eliezer Rabinovici - Chair of SESAME and Professor at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Sean Altshuler and Tyler Wolf - Co-founders of Time-Peace
Rashad Ali - Senior Fellow at the Institute for Strategic Dialogue
Greg Boyle - Founder and director of Homeboy Industries - Father Greg is an American Jesuit priest. He is the founder and director of Homeboy Industries and former pastor of Dolores Mission Church.